A carrier loaded with a container carrying A-5 missile being taken off the ship at Greifswalder Oie island in Germany. A vehicle carries the container to the launch site where the container is unloaded from the carrier. Rocket specialists and technicians monitor missile launch from a building, as a wind vane indicates the direction of the wind. A German aircraft Fiseler "Storch" lands and officials meet the pilot. One is Wernher von Braun. Container is taken off from the missile as it gets ready for launch. Missile emits smoke and fire as it takes off. It moves upwards and a man opens a parachute and lands at the launch site.
A-5 missile launches off from a test site in Greifswalder Oie, an island in Germany. Missile takes off emitting smoke and fire. It moves straight upwards, flare emerging from its tail. After moving straight for some distance it takes a horizontal course.
A-5 missile launches off from a test site in Greifswalder Oie, an island in Germany, during World War 2. The missile is positioned right next to a control bunker. Missile takes off straight upwards, emitting well-defined hot gases. It then bends course towards horizontal. As the flight continues, the rocket appears to lose some thrust and control and begins to descend.
German Wasserfall V-2 ballistic missile test fired from Greifswalder Oie Island, Germany during World War II. A truck loaded with Wasserfall missile under a cover pulls up at a dock. A ship at the dock. Truck backs up and loads aboard the ship. Men push the truck aboard the ship. Ship pulls away from the coast. A boat in the foreground. A barge pulls up near the ship. Wasserfall V-2 missile being fired from Greifswalder Oie. Missile in flight as it emits a thick smoke trail.
German C-2 Wasserfall antiaircraft missile (early Version) being test fired at the Greifswalder Oie, Germany during World War 2. C-2 missile lifts off leaving behind a fiery flare. Missile in flight as it emits a thick smoke trail.
German Wasserfall missile (Wasserfall Ferngelenkte Flakrakete), a surface to air missile being test fired at the island of Greifswalder Oie, Germany during World War II. Wasserfall missile on a launch pad near a hangar. Missile lifts off emitting a fiery flare. Missile circles and descends. Missile crashes into a wooded area.